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2011 Canadian Demographics Released for PCensus

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Wednesday, February 16th 2011
Tetrad Computer Applications | Vancouver, BC, Canada


2011 Canadian Demographics Released for PCensus

Tetrad Computer Applications Inc. has released 2011 Canadian data from Pitney Bowes MapInfo for PCensus demographic solutions. The Canadian Estimates and Projections database contains demographic variables such as total population and households as well as the characteristics of populations (for example, age and sex composition) and households (for example, income). These variables are "updated" from their Census 2006 values. Other variable groups in the database include: marital status, family composition, educational attainment, labor force participation, occupation, and home language. The Canadian Expenditures (CanEx) database provides dollar estimates of the amount of money spent annually, in aggregate, on detailed categories of consumer expenditures. The Canadian Food Expenditures (FoodEx) database provides dollar estimates of the amount of money spent annually, in aggregate, on detailed categories of food products, including restaurant and away from home food consumption spending. The estimates are based on data developed by linking Statistics Canada’s Survey of Household Spending and Food Expenditure Survey with Pitney Bowes Business segmentation data product – PSYTE® HD.. “The release of 2011 demographics is important”, said Wilson Baker, President of Tetrad Computer Applications Inc., “because the 2011 Census being conducted in June will not be fully out until 2013. Also the controversy over the “voluntary” long form may further delay the results while the statistical soundness of that data can be determined”. About Tetrad Computer Applications, Inc. Since 1988, Tetrad has provided demographic and mapping tools to businesses and governments in North America and is an Authorized User and Distributor of selected Statistics Canada Computer File(s) under Licensing Agreement no. 6543. No Confidential personal information about an individual family, household organization or business has been has been obtained from Statistics Canada. For more information, contact visit www.tetrad.com
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